HGR Girls Lacrosse Coaches
Coach Mike Daly: HGR Girls Lacrosse Program Director
- Assistant Coach, St. Anselm Women’s Lacrosse (current)
- 2016 Inductee to Stonehill College Athletics Hall of Fame
- Two-Time NCAA Division II National Champion as the head coach of Stonehill College (03, 05)
- Posted an 83 – 2 record from 2000 – 2007
- Three-time NCAA Division II coach of the year (’99, ’03, ’05)
- Daly has been the head coach of the UNH Wildcats (DI) the Stonehill Skyhawks (DII) the Merrimack Warriors (DII) and the assistant coach of the St. Anselm Hawks (DII)
- January 2016, Daly was hired as the HGR Girl’s Program Director
Coach Liz Richards: HGR Girls Lacrosse Assistant Program Director
- First year coaching guided the team to the second round of the MIAA State Tournament
- First time the AP Womens lacrosse Team won the CCL Championship
- Coaching Before/Outside of Austin
- Womens Coordinator of HGR Lacrosse
- Coached U15 and U17 teams 2012-2014
- Started first women’s lacrosse team at Shawsheen Technical High School where the team competed MIAA tournament every year for 6 years.
- Coached Reading Youth Lacrosse 2008-2014
Karen Atkinson – Coach
- Currently, the head girl’s lacrosse coach for Revere High School (Revere, MA) as well as JV Field Hockey coach.
- Karen is an Elementary Physical Education Teacher for Revere Public Schools.
- Former coaching experience includes Head Women’s Lacrosse and Field Hockey Coach for Daniel Webster College Nashua, NH, Assistant varsity lacrosse coach for Reading Memorial High School and Woburn High School.
- Attended Salem State University – received Bachelors of Science in Sport Movement Science and Masters of Education (Leadership in Physical Education).
- Head Women’s Lacrosse coach at Daniel Webster College (Nashua, NH) ‘12
- Played high school lacrosse for Reading Memorial High School (Reading, MA)
- Graduated Haverhill High School in 2013 as a 4 year Varsity player
- Leading goal scorer at Haverhill High School
- Attended Southern New Hampshire for 1 year and then transferred to Umass Lowell for last 3 years of college
- Served as a two time captain- Division 1 lacrosse at Umass Lowell.
- Graduated from Umass Lowell in 2017 with honors and a degree in Liberal Arts
- 2 year – Student Advisory Committee (SAAC) Rep at Umass Lowell
- Volunteer Assistant coach for Haverhill High School Varsity Lacrosse in 2014-2017.
- Assistant coach at Endicott college September 2017- present.
Clare Blomberg – Coach
- Merrimack College Women’s Lacrosse
Jane Bunn – Coach
- At Saint Anselm College (DII), Jane played 4 years in goal.
- Honors at Saint Anselm: 2x Northeast 10 All-Conference, 2x Northeast 10 Goalkeeper of the Week, holds record for most W’s over a 4-year career, logged over 350 career saves.
- For 2+ years, she coached NF Wave Club program in Jacksonville, FL.
- Jane played 4 years of varsity lacrosse at Creekside High School in Jacksonville, FL: (4x All-County, 2x All Region, 3x Captain) .
Alex O’Reilly – Coach
- Bridgewater State University
- Currently a PreK-6th Grade Physical Education Teacher in Lowell, MA.
- Shawsheen Valley Tech High School Head Coach
- 2015 JV Girls Lacrosse Coach Austin Prep; Head Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach Shawsheen Tech.
- Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Offensive Coach Haverhill High
- 2016 CAC League Coach of the Year
- 1st year as Head Coach – lead team to finish the 2016 season as Undefeated CAC League Champs, Vocational Tournament Finalists, MIAA State Tournament Quarter-Finalists. Most successful season in program history.
Kate Pacheco – Coach
- Current assistant women’s lacrosse coach for Southern New Hampshire University. Kate works directly with the defensive unit and the goalies. She is going into her third season with Southern New Hampshire University.
- Prior to SNHU, Kate coached for Lowell High School Junior Varsity team.
- Kate played for Plymouth State University as a defender for four years as a three year starter. She was a co-captain in her junior and senior year.
- Kate received the Panther Award from the athletic department in her senior year.
- Full time, Kate is an admission/academic advisor for SNHU with a passion for the college recruiting and admission process.
Elizabeth (Frisoli) Rose – Coach
- Liz Rose joins the HGR coaching staff with over 20 years of lacrosse experience! Liz has coached all over the country before coming home to the best state in the Union: Massachusetts!
- Most recently, Liz was the head coach at DI Wagner College in NY. There she led the 2015 & 2014 squads to back-to-back NEC Championship game appearances for the first time in program history.
- Her 2015 team statistics ranked among the top 10 in NCAA Division 1 including: #1 for caused turnovers per game, #2 for ground balls per game, and #8 for save percentage. In 2014, Wagner landed a school-record of 5 players on the All-NEC team, including Defender of the Year.
Brittany Whiteway – Coach
- Current varsity girls lacrosse coach for Billerica Memorial High School.
- Brittany played lacrosse for Billerica MHS and served as Team Captain.
- She played 4 years as starting defender at Southern New Hampshire University (DII).